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Look closely and you’ll be able to discern the human bodies upon which these beautiful animals have been painted. They’re part of the Florida Wildlife Series created by American fine art body painter and visual artist Shannon Holt. Click here to check out more of Holt’s amazing body painting projects. Photos by Ryder Gledhill [via Laughing Squid]
Sculptor Lizabet Eve Rossof (Lizabeth Eva Rossof) creates original sulptury heroes of American culture in the manner of the famous Terracotta Army in China.
Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that 57 works by contemporary African American artists from the Southern United States have been donated to the Museum by the Souls Grown Deep Foundation from its William S. Show More Summary
The Smithsonian American Art Museum announced today that Njideka Akunyili Crosby is the 2014 winner of its James Dicke Contemporary Artist Prize. Akunyili Crosby was selected by an independent panel of jurors who recognized her paintings...Show More Summary
Up in the Air, by American artist Tom Friedman (b. 1965, St. Louis, MO), is the third in a series of site-specific installations at the Lightfall of the Herta and Paul Amir Building. It is comprised of hundreds of items suspended from...Show More Summary
From Art Cashin On this day in 1876, a group of influential, yet irate, Americans met in Indianapolis. Their primary purpose was to send a message to Washington on how to get the economy moving again. America at the time was going through a difficult and unusual period. Show More Summary
The Smithsonian American Art Museum is delighted to announce that Njideka Akunyili Crosby is the 2014 winner of our biennial James Dicke Contemporary Artist Prize. Akunyili Crosby was selected by an independent panel of jurors who wrote in their decision, "Her bold yet intimate paintings are among the most visually, conceptually, and technically exciting work being made today."
“5 Umezebi Street, New Haven, Enugu” by Njidek Akunyili Crosby, the winner of the 2014 James Dicke Contemporary Artist Prize from the Smithsonian American Art Museum (Courtesy of Max Yawney). The Smithsonian American Art Museum has awarded the 2014 James Dicke Contemporary Artist Prize to Njideka Akunyili Crosby for her “bold yet intimate” paintings. Akunyili Crosby is […]
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Alec Baldwin gets together with his brother William as they pose alongside each other at the 2014 Russian American Person Of The Year Awards held at The National Arts Club on Sunday (November 23) in New York City. The 56-year-old actor and William, 51, helped honor NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio at the event for [...]
The Metropolitan Museum has just received gift of 57 works by African American artists from the southern United States from collector William Arnett's Souls Grown Deep Foundation.
With a $20,000 check and instructions to bring back “some good paintings” from friend and financier Dr. Albert C. Barnes, American artist William Glackens set off for Paris in 1912 with carte blanche to buy the very best modern art he could find. Show More Summary
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation plans a major expansion of its award-winning art museums to enrich Americans? appreciation of their nation?s history through the power of art and material culture. The $40-million project represents...Show More Summary
The Pennsylvania Sale and American, Furniture, Folk, and Decorative Arts, a two day auction event at Freeman?s on November 12 & 13, brought nearly $2 million and highlighted more than 300 years of Pennsylvanian and American craftsmanship and history. Show More Summary
While we love award season for the updos and glamorous makeup, we're pretty partial to the red carpet manicures. Pastels, jewel tones, and a bevy of nail art designs are always good for some eye candy - and some serious DIY inspiration. Show More Summary
After traveling through Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, and the Dominican Republic, the Latin American emerging photography project ?Saltando Muros? (Jumping Walls) has arrived in Puerto Rico and is being exhibited in the Museo de Arte de Ponce from November 23, 2014 until January 12, 2015. Show More Summary
CREDIT OBAMA FOR MASTERING THE ART OF "REGULATORY CAPTURE".Give The "Black Racial Services Machine" AN ISSUE TO FIGHT THE RIGHT-WING ENEMY UPON (Immigration) And They Won't Tell The Masses About The UNSAVORY ACTIONS OF THE US GOVERNMENT That They USED TO PROTEST AGAINST That Are Going On.
In celebration of The Baltimore Museum of Art?s 100th anniversary, the museum will reopen the Merrick Historic Entrance and the renovated Dorothy McIlvain Scott American Wing on November 23, 2014 with a new presentation of its outstanding collection of American art, considered one of the finest on the East Coast. Show More Summary
On 25 November 2014 at 7pm Sotheby?s New York will hold a ground-breaking auction dedicated to Contemporary Art from Mexico. Mexico Contemporary takes place 35 years after the first Latin American Art sale and will include both established figures and the younger, raiding-rising stars at the forefront of the Contemporary Art world. Show More Summary